Arizona Bioscience News: Land near TSMC auctioned; BNI opens new center; Arizona students shine at science fair

May 30, 2024

By Jessica Vaile

Photo Of Female Scientist Working On Laboratory

Land auctioned near TSMC could see $7B in multi-use development / Arizona Republic

Mack Real Estate Group has purchased 2,400 acres surrounding Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s campus to develop a site the City of Phoenix has named the “Sonoran Oasis Science and Technology Park.”

Barrow Neuro Analytics Center opens in central Phoenix / AZ Big Media

Barrow Neurological Institute has opened a 10,000 square-foot dry laboratory housing 10 principal research investigators at the Park Central property in the Phoenix Medical Quarter that will expand Phoenix’s research footprint into the areas of environmental neurology and health equity.

18 Arizona students compete at international science fair / Peoria Independent

The Arizona Science Center recently traveled to Los Angeles with 18 local students for the 2024 International Science and Engineering Fair. The Arizona students earned over $1 million in awards, with 15 of 18 receiving honors.

UArizona research suggests chemicals alter firefighters’ genes / ABC15

A study from the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the University of Michigan has discovered chemical exposures on the job could result in firefighters having an increased risk of prostate cancer.

UArizona joins research network sharing CT scan data / KJZZ

The University of Arizona has joined the National Science Foundation-funded Non-Clinical Tomography Users Research Network, promoting sharing of datasets from CT scans.

ASU researcher details benefits of apple-cider vinegar / Arizona PBS

Carol Johnston of Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions explains the science involving the gut microbiome, metabolic pathways and apple cider vinegar.

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